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Movie review: ‘A Most Wanted Man’

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Roadside Attractions

You can sense a John le Carre spy novel adaptation often before his name turns up in the credits. The hero’s cynicism at war with his skepticism, professionalism at war with personal demons — in the spy master’s gloomy, overcast world, they’re all spies “who cam... Read more

Movie review: ‘Under the Electric Sky’

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E. Kabik

EDM, aka electronic dance music, may be huge in the clubs at the moment but it hasn’t spawned many waves outside the dancefloor and radio. Unlike previous youth movements, from Beatl... Read more

‘Under the Electric Sky’ documentary brings EDM to the big screen

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Focus Features

The documentary opens in North Texas July 25. Read more

Movie review: ‘Lucy’

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Universal Pictures

What’s with Scarlett Johansson playing all these women who are not quite of our reality? Read more

Movie review: ‘I Origins’

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Fox Searchlight

Ian is a man of science. But he is still a man. And when a model-thin hottie with a strange accent comes on to him in a party, the nerdy guy whose “Can I take a picture of your eyes?” is no pick-up line, is smitten. Read more

Movie review: ‘Le Chef’

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Cohen Media Group

The French culinary comedy Le Chef is not to be confused with the delicious and more substantial Jon Favreau farce Chef, in theaters at the same time. Le Chef is a 2012 French film, coincidentally released just... Read more

Movie review: 'And So It Goes'

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Clarius Entertainment

Two old pros show the kids how chemistry works in a romantic comedy in And So It Goes, a love-the-last-time-around romp that’ll give its target audience the warm fuzzies. Read more

Movie review: ‘We From Dallas’

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East West Records

On the national stage, Dallas hip-hop long has lived in the shadow of its counterpart down I-45 in Houston. But as the captivating and informative documentary We From Dallas proves, North Texas hip-hop has no reason to be ashamed. Read more

John Benjamin Hickey moves to 'Manhattan'

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WGN America

John Benjamin Hickey got it all wrong when he was approached for a new TV series titled Manhattan. Read more

TV review: ‘Manhattan’

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Manhattan, the new WGN America series that takes place not in New York but inside the Manhattan Project that birthed the atomic bomb, is set in a WWII-era community built upon secrets and lies. Read more

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